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Fontaine (or Fountaine), George David (1800-1826)

Fontaine (or Fountaine), George David

at No 13 opposite Middle Row Holborn .London; cabinet maker, upholsterer (fl. 1800–26) 

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Trade card
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© The Trustees of the British Museum

Neo-classical trade card of Fontaine with figures of Hope and Britannia at No.13 opposite Middle Row Holborn [Heal,125.30], c. 1803. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Recorded at 25 Great Russell Street, Covent Garden, 1800–12; and Dorking, Surrey in 1826.

Subscribed to Sheraton's Cabinet Dictionary, and named in his list of master cabinet makers, 1803.

Purchased Sun Insurance policies on 18 October 1805 for £1,000, of which £770 accounted for utensils and stock; and on 1 March 1809 for £800 on his house and workshop [London Metropolitan Archive (LMA), MS vol. 434, ref. 781440; vol. 448, ref. 828512].

Source: DEFM

The original entry from Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660-1840 can be found at British History Online.